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. ♪ ♪ >> bret: an aide to tim pawlenty apologized over a comment he made about michele bachmann. it's obviously very early, but the minnesota congresswoman appears that point in time to the only serious challenger to front-runner mitt romney. chief political correspondent carl cameron reports bachmann is taking another step to get an early win. >> reporter: trying to build on growing momentum in the polls, republican minnesota coveragewoman michele bachmann launched the first tv ad of her presidential campaign in iowa. home of the first caucus six month ago. >> i was born and raised in waterloo. >> reporter: her ad ran confirms a push to win iowa. with dominating performances at the fox debate and ames poll in iowa. it emphasizes her family value and fiscal conservative. >> we can't keep spending money we don't have. that's why i fought against the wasteful bail-out, against the stimulus. i will not vote to increase the debt ceiling. >> since joining the race three weeks ago, bachmann danced past most rivals to the top of the polls in iowa and solid second in new hampshire. the only other candi
on some issues. senior officials in the tim pawlenty campaign tell fox they raised $4.2 million in the second quarter. that is far less than the $20 million announced by the romney organization thursday. june was a big month for american auto makers. cite her says -- chrysler says sales was up 30%. general motors and ford report 10% increases. toyota and honda were off more than 21%. home construction fell 2.1% in may. overall, construction spending was down .6 of a percentage point. it could be four years before the construction returns to healthier levels. manufacturerring activity was up a bit in june after the worth month in two years in may. stocks ended the week on a high note. dow gained 168.5. s&p 500 up 19. nasdaq finished up 2.5. >>> governors in two midwestern states find themselves under fire tonight. one for not getting a budget deal done and another for the budget dealhe did get done. correspondent mike tobin has that story from chicago. >> with protesters already outside his door, ohio republican governor john kasich dove deeper in controversy signing a budget tha
or click today. >>> up next the policy challenges with jared bernstein. later, tim pawlenty continues to talk tough in iowa. that's in the rewrite. >>> congress now has one week left to act. there's still pass forward. the senate introduced a plan to avoid default which makes a down payment and ensures we don't have to go through this again in six months. i think that's a much better approach, although serious deficit reduction would still require us to tackle the tough challenges of entitlement and tax reform. >> that was the president addressing the nation from the east room earlier this evening. joining me now is jerrold bernstein, the former chief economist to vice president biden. he's currently a senior fellow at the center on budget and policy priorities and an msnbc contributor. jared, first of all, let's talk about the policies now that came out on what is called the reid plan in which there's no revenue increases at all. that's the latest compromise offered by the democrats. it would offer a dollar for dollar spending cuts to the amount of debt ceiling increase, $2.7 trillio
. >>> up next the policy challenges with jared bernstein. later, tim pawlenty continues to talk tough in iowa. that's in the rewrite. >>> congress now has one week left to act. there's still pass forward. the senate introduced a plan to avoid default which makes a down payment and ensures we don't have to go through this again in six months. i think that's a much better approach, although serious deficit reduction would still require us to tackle the tough challenges of entitlement and tax reform. >> that was the president addressing the nation from the east room earlier this evening. joining me now is jerrold bernstein, the former chief economist to vice president biden. he's currently a senior fellow at the center on budget and policy priorities and an msnbc contributor. jared, first of all, let's talk about the policies now that came out on what is called the reid plan in which there's no revenue increases at all. that's the latest compromise offered by the democrats. it would offer a dollar for dollar spending cuts to the amount of debt ceiling increase, $2.7 trillion. walk us thr
tim pawlenty's new tv ad. >>> in a week, the senate takes its first vote this afternoon on libya. it's something nobody wants to talk about. after 15 weeks of bombing, there's no end to the stalemate. signs of friction within the nato coalition. how this vote goes, what happens today, what amendments get on there over the week? this could actually be the newsier topic of the week more so than the debt deadline, but we're going to go to the deadline. it's on everybody's mind. as we know, the first order of business is going to be the procedural vote on libya. with me now, vermont independent senator, senator sanders. i want to talk about your plan on deficit reduction, but i want to start with libya. how are you going to vote on the libya resolution? >> i'm going to take a hard look at it. i've never been terribly enthusiastic in america involvement in libya. we're spending a huge amount of money on two wars. we're taking casualties. enough is enough. >> you heard the president last week, he was basically arguing that this does not go near the war powers act. that the war powers act,
of serious republican infighting. former minnesota governor tim pawlenty is struggling for attention in some states. support and some dollars. so he is going after a candidate that seems to be getting all of those things. here is carl cameron. >> the first g.o.p. fistfight of 2012. no mr. nice guy for tim pawlenty. he is going after fellow minnesotaen michele bachmann. the feisty three-term congresswoman is firing back. >> it's not a stretch to say we need somebody in the oval office who will be president of the united states and commanderrer in chief with executive experience leading a latch enterprise in public -- charger is prize in public experience. she didn't have that. >> tim pawlenty has been left in dust by bachmann surge in the polls. they fired back at iowa campaign stop videoed by her campaign, all by dissing tim pawlenty by name as obama clone. >> experience is one thing but not if it points to a promise of more of the same big government as usual. not if it promises more of the same as banner under different party. >> that's the counter of a one-two punch. reminding voters that
are crisscrossing iowa hoping to use earth caucus to propel them to the nomination. while tim pawlenty directed considerable attention to michele bachmann's rhetoric, her record, and even her health, the minnesota congresswoman is trying to stay on message. chief political correspondent carl cameron is in iowa with the story. >> reporter: returning to iowa lead-off caucus campaign trail, michele bachmann faced a front page political headache about the migraine in the state largest newspaper. >> good to see you. >> reporter: she made no mention of her migraines at various stops, having claimed yesterday they have not affected her work when in fact she missed most in congress and canceled and postponed events because of the pain. far behind bachmann in iowa polls, fellow minnesotaen and former governor tim pawlenty stepped up the offense. >> the general proposition for all of the candidates if you are going to be president of the united states you have to do all of the job, all of the time. >> reporter: asked specifically about pawlenty's remarks, bachmann changed the suggest. >> sounds like a to
was not on the document that i signed. >> the former minnesota governor, tim pawlenty announced he will not sign the marriage pledge. >> shock collar. if the candidate ever forgets the pledges he has signed and raises taxes on the top 2% of -- >> good evening from new york, the normally disciplined congressional republicans are now in an all-out panic in the most difficult negotiation they have faced to date with president barack obama. as the president holds to his bluff that he wants a big deal, a $4 trillion deficit reduction package, the republican leadership has gone from retreat from $4 trillion to $2 trillion, then from yesterday's surrender position outlined by senator mitch mcconnell to today's total outright confusion about what to do or think next. they should, by now, realized that they were tricked by the president into weeks of discussion of trillions in possible spending cuts. eric cantor and john boehner, the lead republican negotiators went into those discussions with the vice president and the president with no real experience in negotiating anything this big, anything half as
out. the unemployment rate ticking up .1 and 18,000 jobs created. mitt romney and tim pawlenty had their i told you so quotes ready. on the oron hatch said quote, it's time for the poor to share some of the responsibility. could that be the new republican struggling point the economy is struggling today because the poor aren't paying enough in taxes. the economy and race for the white house is our top story. >>> also is president obama -- without getting much in return. are they right? get he get a better deal and still avoid default? >>> plus, right off a cliff. are republicans so terrified of the tea party that they're willing to tank the economy in order to avoid a challenge from the right. we'll debate that one. >>> and the news of the world scandal is now a political scandal. a former senior aide to david cameron has been arrested in a growing scandal involving phone hacking and corruption. >>> finally, lit me finish with the space shuttle launch today. the wondrous pioneering john kennedy once led. >>> could you hear the glee, the giggles of delight on your side of the aisle?
's see where governor tim pawlenty is at. he's got there 4.4 million raised. >> former governor tim pawlenty kicked off three weeks of iowa bodily harm storming in advance of the straw poll next month with an r.v. storm and a warning that iowans should not raise their support on charismatic candidates who can't actually win. >> jon: oh, tim pawlenty taking a bold stand against kris matt. [laughter] it's got no place in politics. hey, look, this is not a popularity contest. oh, it is? oh. well, i wonder how "the daily show" will depict pawlenty's demise. [laughter] if a pawlenty campaign falls in the woods, does it make a sound? who's next. >> herman cain raised $2.5 million. >> jon: $2.5 million for herman cain. that's a lot of pepperoni for the godfather of pizza. why is cain connecting? >> i think i'm connecting because of my passion about my support and belief in the constitution. >> jon: yes. herman cain has passion. support and belief in the constitution.ñr but does herman cain have an understanding of the constitution? >> you said this week that you oppose construction of a n
feinstein. presidential politics with governor tim pawlenty in iowa doing what it takes. >> he's the president. come on out to the lawn of the white house or the microphone and tell us your plan on entitlement reform, and he won't indict because he doesn't have the courage to do it. >> i am candy crowley, and this is "state of the union." late into the night, leaders on capitol hill scrambled to put together a last-minute debt deal, now being considered a two-step plan that would raise the debt ceiling through 2011 in exchange for a trillion dollars in spending cuts. both sides are onboard. but the hang-up is the second increase that will be needed in 2012. before that happens republicans want a special commission to outline future reductions. a no-go at the white house. i spoke with treasury secretary, tim geithner, earlier. >> thank you so much for joining us. >> nice to see you. >> you heard the two-tier plan coming from the republicans. let me have the white house take on it. >> let me tell you what we're trying to do, okay? we move the threat of default from the country fo
. >> tim pawlenty is taking cheap shops at a republican front-runner. tonight i'm going to defend michele bachmann. >> i'm not going to allow anyone to take a pufrmg at me. >> alan west refuses to apologize for his sexist remarks. today he says she owes him an apology. where's the outrage? >>> if you thought the defense of news corp. was odd, wait until you hear bill o'reilly's stance. >>> the president first tried to sell his plan to nancy pelosi and harry reid. and then the obstructionists came over to the white house. boehner and mk skon el. they have to convince members of their party to accept over a trillion dollars in revenue increases in order to take this zeal. don't hold your breath, it ain't gonna happen. republican leaders were with the president meeting today, freshman tea party bomb thrower joe waffle cilsh circulating a not to agree with the plan. walsh is expecting to have at least 100 signatures in the coming days. if 100 house republicans won't vote for a plan with zero tax increases, there's no way on earth they're going to go along with the gang of six deal. senator to
party republicans were rebelling against the speaker. that's next. later, tim pawlenty talks tough in iowa about the president. in the process he does what you just saw congresswoman blackburn do, he lies that the president has offered no plans to solve this budget crisis. that's in the rewrite ahead. [ thomas ] my sophomore year, i was pretty confused, didn't really know what i wanted to do. didn't like high school. and then i met my teacher, mr. mccooey, and that click happened. i would never have even thought about going into the engineering field if it wasn't for these ap classes, these teachers and them helping me realize that this is a major calling in my life. ♪ i didn't always know that i would like math, but now i think it'll change my life. >>> it is first time a deal was passed a predecessor of mine made a case for a balanced approach saying this. would you rather reduce deficits and interest rates by raising revenue from those not now paying their fair share, or would you rather september larger budget deficits and higher interest rates and higher unemployment? i thin
that is coming up really is make or break for tim pawlenty. he's got michele bachmann pushing him hard. now there's the possibility that before ames rick perry could get into it. >> reporter: exactly. if you look at the national polls tim pawlenty is stuck in the single digits. if you look at the iowa polls including the december edmonton register's iowa poll most recently he was also in single digits. this is state say jis ent to minnesota where he has got to make a breakthrough. in this state with only $1.5 million left according to the last financial report, he's going all in on this straw poll with the idea of finishing in the top tier. you have field staffers phoning people trying to get people out to his events. he's trying to show people that this is still a viable candidacy. >> and when we talk about rick perry, who might have some traction in iowa among those who perhaps don't like michele bachmann and are looking for something more exciting than tim pawlenty, to be frank, he's got this august 6th christian revival meeting it would be after that, but potentially before ames that rick per
and raise money to break through the unsettled republican field? gop presidential hopeful tim pawlenty joins me live in studio. plus, what the debt debate means politically for republicans in 2012 and the president's own re-election effort. analysis this morning from eugene robinson of "the washington post" and nbc news white house correspondent and political director chuck todd. >>> good morning. breaking news in washington's effort to reach a debt reduction deal. speaker of the house john boehner issuing a surprising statement last night, abandoning efforts to reach a far-reaching $4 trillion deficit reduction plan. this is what he said, "the white house will not pursue a bigger debt reduction agreement without tax hikes. i believe the best approach may be to focus on producing a smaller measure." the rare sunday negotiating session with the president will continue as planned later today. joining me now live this morning for the very latest, the secretary of the treasury, tim geithner. mr. secretary, welcome back. >> nice to see you, david. >> what happened? >> well, this is hard. you know
looks like it. tim pawlenty and michele bachmann going toe to toe lashing out at each other. >>> good morning. this is "the daily rundown," i'm which t chuck todd. >>> house speaker john boehner and harry reid have separate plans in the works to raise the debt ceiling before next tuesday's deadline. house republicans are flat out dismissive of reid's plan for a $2.7 trillion cut since a trillion of the cuts are not really new but simply counting the saving from the wind down of the wars in iraq and afghanistan. senate republicans say reid was with them on a two-step increase process, but that the white house shot that down. and the white house says it's all up to boehner to find a way forward. now, pressure is mounting, so is anxiety over the markets. here's white house chief of staff bill daley on "meet the press" yesterday. >> we are now getting to a point where i think markets around the world will question whether the political system in washington can come together and compromise for the greater good of the. >> country. >> the new fear. a downgrade in america's credit rating even
york times" goes there. tim pawlenty is waking up to this headline. will the republican races first in be the first out? ouch. look, it's what everybody has been chattering about about paw lenty, disappointing fund raising numbers, debate performance, the fact michele bachmann is stealing all his thunder. but to put it in their terms even will make fund raising that much harder. paw lenty comes through a new video this morning. in the hawkeye state this morning, the news is that as paw lenty told the des moines register his poll numbers in the state are lagging because this week is the first time i've campaigned in earnest in iowa. okay. meanwhile, acting the front-runn front-runner, mitt romney met with british prime minister yesterday at 10 downing street during his fund raising trip to the uk. romney tweeted this picture of the two together. we'll see how that plays with some republicans that were concerned when mitt romney talked about social security protection in new hampshire. >>> let's go to this jobs number. a surprisingly bad june jobs report, raising questions about wheth
was making. >> reporter: tim pawlenty said saying people don't care about statistics as dangerously detached. >> they are important because they're a measure of how the economy is performing, not just matter of statistics but how it affects people across iowa and america. >> longshot candidate thaddeus mccotter had a two-fer that bashed mitt romney and president obama. "to mr. obama and mr. romney big bail-out of the banks this is economic statistic. to main street this is real suffering. " minnesota congressman michele bachmann called june's slowest job growth in a year economic freefall blaming the "administration's threat of higher taxes, massive government spending and overregulation." the president's budget for last year predicted that the jobless rate would be 7.1% right now. it's hard to imagine that voters won't care and/or feel the difference of the actual rate offed 9.2. >> bret: good point. more on the pawlenty campaign in iowa later. thank you. >>> not a single politician from the president on down failed to draw a connection between today's dismal jobs report and the ongoing neg
the two minnesotans continues. tim pawlenty went after michele bachmann. >> there's a big difference in talking about things and getting them done. >> this is the third day in a row where we have seen tim pawlenty heat up in his rhetoric against michele bachmann. it's clearly trying to set up the two of them as they go mono on mono for this straw poll. what is interesting, there was a republican debate before the straw poll that takes place in iowa. so instead of everyone going after mitt romney, it's clear that there's going to be a little mini debate going on. all of that in the shadow of what is going on with rick perry and chris christie showing up. lots to go through. we're going to get to that later in the show. let's get to the big story. there's one week left to raise the debt ceiling. two sides feel like they are farther apart than ever. serving on the budget committee, senator, let's start with what is on the table. can you support harry reid's plan as it stands right now in the united states senate? >> no. but i don't think that we're that far apart, chuck. if you take the
tim pawlenty is at. he has $4.5 million raised this quarter and the perception that he says. >> what kind of chance i have and how are the candidates doing and if anybody looks like they can win. my objective is that we cannot have president obama after you know next year. this has been, and look at what he has put us through with the whole debt thing. this is because the president doesn't lead. >> and interesting interpretation of the recent history there, but does anyone west of the hudson care about rudy julianny? >> well, you are talk to someone in the heartland and at the risk of sounding like a cranky person, both of them sound like teenagers. they run hard and don't win and they do things like build houses for the poor or become secretary of the state, and other guys don't win and they make a second career out of whining. i don't tolerate it ott ut of m kids and not from them. >> and they could write books? >> well, they can go off to make money if they want to, but not off of the backs of the american voters. at this point, they are a distraction and shame on both of them. >>
of they are opponents on the republican side responded. here's tim pawlenty last night. >> i don't know enough about her particular medical situation to comment. i just don't have enough facts on that and certainly would defer to the judgment of the medical professionals. but setting that aside, all of the candidates i think are going to have to be able to demonstrate they can do all of the job all of the time. >> i think it is mostly a side show, greta. i've observed congresswoman bachmann. i've never seen her have a medical condition or impairment that would seem to be a concern. >> we put those bites together because one was earlier in the day, jackie, and one was later in the day. felt like he was walking it back. mitt romney by the way, his statement's even more interesting. there's a lot to read into it. "there's no question in my mind michele bachmann's health is in no way to be an impediment. we'll campaign in various states and express our viewers." >> speaking of iowa. >> i realize mitt romney only has one opponent in his mind. michele bachmann. >> i think she's handled it as well as it can be
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